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...it's often said that I like a big sky well here's one for you, taken last week in one wonderful day of sunshine down in Ayrshire, the southern tip of Arran is at the bottom here. Cirrus clouds produce wonderful wispy shapes and I saw a runner here, thoughts of the Olympics maybe.
Camera was pointing almost straight up into the sky.

Lens:Canon EF 24-70mm f/ 2.8 L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Runner in the Sky...
Username:Scottishlandscapes Scottishlandscapes
Uploaded:18 Jul 2012 - 10:24 AM
Tags:Ayrshire, Ayrshire & Arran, Landscape / travel, Scotland
Votes:Voting Disabled


woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 10:36 AM

More inspiring for me than any Olympics, Dougie!

Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England211 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 10:40 AM

That a fine example of big sky Dougie, good clouds against that blue
Regards Richard

andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 10:45 AM

wonderful comp dougie and a BLUE sky Grin something we have not got here today Sad a cracker nice one Wink

Mari  111825 forum posts Wales
18 Jul 2012 - 10:46 AM

I love big skies too Dougie, this is a stunner .... like Bill, i'd rather watch runners in the sky than the olympics!


RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 11:04 AM

A big big sky with wonderful patterns of high cirrus clouds, Dougie. Makes a fine image.

jdinne  11 England
18 Jul 2012 - 11:41 AM

Excellent well spotted Dougie Smile


barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 11:51 AM

fabuous clouds.... whispy for sure

NDODS e2 Member 43667 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 12:25 PM

A stunning piece, gorgeous clouds, which seem to want to tell me a tale or two.

Regards Nathan

mrswoolybill Critique Team 8526 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1090 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 12:59 PM

Spectacular, like blue candyfloss. With that all important base line to hold it down.

AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 1:55 PM

It's just wonderful Dougie - I love those wispy clouds and the patterns they make. Please accept my humble UA. Blue and white - what else do you need..... Smile

Last Modified By AnnChown at 18 Jul 2012 - 1:56 PM
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 2:13 PM

Now there is a wonderous sky Dougie, magnificent.

Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 2:46 PM

A sky to gaze in wonder at Dougie, just beautiful. And I see your runner...........Sandy

moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
18 Jul 2012 - 3:25 PM

Could do with a sky like that today Dougie. Can see your runner, but the main thing I see is in the top right hand part of the sky. A profile of an old man with a big nose and white beard. There, You have got us looking for things in the clouds WinkGrin. Moira

MalcolmS e2 Member 91107 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 4:44 PM

Well spotted and captured Dougie


Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 5:54 PM

Thanks to everybody today I've been busy and absent and I'll be away all day tomorrow, visiting friends, a pleasure and no pictures. Look after yourselves.

Many thanks to Ann Chown for her UA, an duo need ever to be humble Ann, your work just gets better all the time.

jaktis e2 Member 1082 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
18 Jul 2012 - 7:43 PM

So beautiful with theses kind of clouds


derekhansen e2 Member 6200 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom24 Constructive Critique Points
18 Jul 2012 - 8:54 PM

A wonderful cloudscape Dougie. Masterful simplicity.

Cliff1944 e2 Member 3Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 12:24 AM

You've captured some wonderful cloud patterns in this fine image.

Tooth  95772 forum posts Ireland227 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 12:58 AM

Nice one Dougie,my kind of shot as you know.I'd suggest being a bit braver and losing even more of the featureless sea, leaving just a sliver


fraser  10631 forum posts Scotland14 Constructive Critique Points
19 Jul 2012 - 12:49 PM

I see a Haka performing rugby player myself, but there's definately a shape in those clouds. INteresting take Dougie, you've got something out of a situation I wouldn't normally see anything in.


unicorn17  6 Scotland
20 Jul 2012 - 10:21 PM

Like the inclusion of the sea . Just stunning ! Will be heading back this way in Septemeber for work .( Flew to Crete from Prestwick)

brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2012 - 9:56 AM

what a fantastic sky - and yes - there's the runner.....
I haven't seen such a sky for ages - either it is dark grey - uni, no real visible clouds, or it is scorchingly blue - and again no clouds. Today we woke up to 12°C, for tomorrow the meteorologists forcast 30°C. Crazy!
Brother back at home at long last, not doing really well. We're away to the north, to catch our new car, and I hope that when we're back at the end of next week I'll be able to post again.
Take care my dear,

Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2012 - 11:29 AM

Fantastic clouds Dougie; I love it!

Niknut e2 Member 4733 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jul 2012 - 5:30 PM

Beautiful !!!.....I'm a sucker for a good skyscape !!!!!!!

GedK  6 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2012 - 5:29 PM

Love This! Smile

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